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40-day employment programme in Panchagarh

40-day employment programme in Panchagarh

The second phase 40-day employment programme of the government has begun for hardcore, seasonal unemployed and destitute people in five upazilas of the district.
The programme is aimed at assisting the poor particularly the day and farm laborers in overcoming their poverty and job crisis during the lean period.
District Relief and Rehabilitation (DRR) Officer Md Anwarul Islam inaugurated the programme on 4 May and it would continue up to June 10.Official sources said the government has sanctioned Taka 7,53,76,000 for 9,422 workers to implement different infrastructure development projects in the district.Each of the workers would get Taka 200 per day as wage from the programme, the sources said.The projects include construction and reconstruction of kutcha roads, bridges, culverts, educational and religious institutions. -BSS, Panchagarh